Elizabeth H. Smith, Ph.D., is a native Texan and works in the wintering grounds on the continued conservation efforts for the federally endangered whooping crane. Her research and outreach focuses on understanding the functioning of coastal ecosystems and providing management recommendations for native habitat conservation and adequate freshwater inflows.
Elizabeth H. Smith, Ph.D.
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